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Pontoon motor #13645053 07/26/20 04:40 PM
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So I have a 20’ pontoon rated for 90hp
I have a 100hp Suzuki I’m thing about putting on
Is this a bad idea on only 10hp difference?

Re: Pontoon motor [Re: Goldwingrider] #13645081 07/26/20 05:09 PM
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Generally, I believe any insurance would be voided in a claim if this were noted. If there were ever an accident, someone might try to make a big deal out of it there too. As far as the slight HP difference, it is unlikely to cause any structural harm; the weight of the 100 hp vs. a typical 90 hp would be worth looking at also. Personally, I would not do it from a liability perspective.

Re: Pontoon motor [Re: Goldwingrider] #13645164 07/26/20 06:16 PM
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Some insurance people don’t care they just ask how fast is it and where will it get used. Progressive I know doesn’t care about rating, I’m sure there’s more.

If it’s a two log pontoon it might be two mph faster Tri toon maybe five.


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Re: Pontoon motor [Re: Goldwingrider] #13645644 07/27/20 01:17 AM
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I would. I have a Tritoon rated for a 175 and have a 200 on it.

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Re: Pontoon motor [Re: Goldwingrider] #13677338 08/23/20 02:23 AM
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I wouldn't hesitate. If you're worried, re-decal your cowling to the rated HP. zero issues.

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